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Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar

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$$ - $$$
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38 & 40, Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
+60 6073334988
18:00 - 22:30
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been eating in Chez Papa for over 12 years and it has consistently served great French cuisine in a great ambiance. Our previous visit to this was 2 years ago and the staff remembered us and made us most welcome. Whether you want to sit at the bar and have a drink or hold a large celebration party... More 

Thank Tam Carr
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is nice. Environment good. Went there with my family and is a great experience over there. Hope to come again.

Thank Leai W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ambiance I ordered the trio cut terrine,steak with truffle reduction,onion soup,garlic soup and chocolate mousse, The onion soup is superb.It was sweet and cheesy. Loved the combination. Garlic soup wasnt creamy at all but it is very tasty as well

Thank xxchloe88
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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354 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I knew my partner and I were going to spend a few days in JB, I did some research about restaurants we could go to. All the reviews I read online sang them praises, so we decided to give them a try. The service was excellent – from the wait staff who made an effort to explain about all... More 

1 Thank Travelicious_K
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 25 kms away to this hidden gem near the Woodlands checkpoint and the place did not disappoint. The steak was great and it was really the most authentic french rest around JB! Awesome service!! Will be back soon!

Thank patporsh
Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. Everything was positive. The ambience was excellent. The service was great nd the staff was equally pleasant and very helpful to aid in choosing. For starters- the onion soup and baked seafood gratin was top of the list but I also thought the mushroom soup was superb. Main Dish-Filet Mignon with Truffle sauce was recommended which... More 

1 Thank Prameela_Rajaratnan
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 3rd visit. Staff provide a very 'localized' service - not the usual service you get at a French restaurant. The food is good and not expensive. Will visit again.

Thank Tracy C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It has always been in my heart to praise about this restaurant... Finally, I am writing this review.. Chez Papa has awesome service and I feel 'French' when I was in there, the spirit in them influence me.. make me wants to always go back and taste the food.... I would like to visit every dinner time!😋😋😋😋😋

1 Thank Erin N
1 review
Reviewed 17 March 2017

we have been knowing Chez Papa for some years.They have been friendly in service it is homely. Shereen is always nice!!!! The food quality there is undeniable delicious. and the price is worthwhile. the ambience there is fantastic which is so unique all these years.. Chez Papa business has been prevailing and hope there is more to come!!

Thank Pei Y
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

An amazing food and wine experience; The staff is polite, always smiling and super friendly. The food is great and fresh, very high quality standards. The atmosphere is great. Everything was excellent. I would highly recommend it!

1 Thank Martina N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 & 40, Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: +60 6073334988
Established in 1999. Traditional French Regional Cuisine. Cheerful and comfortable Bistro decor. Considered Fine Dinning by some customers. Adjoining Wine Bar with cozy ambience. Extensive wine list, large selection of cocktails and International beers by the bottle.

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